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November 15, 2013 - Changes in World’s Forests Portrayed Using Landsat 7 Data

A new study discussing the importance of forest ecosystems has been published in the November issue of Science magazine.

Thomas Loveland, chief scientist at the USGS Earth Resources Observation and Science (EROS) Center in Sioux Falls, S.D., assisted in the unparalleled survey of over 650,000 Landsat 7 scenes to develop the most detailed and complete assessment of global forest dynamics available.